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Name Jun Mian Chen
School School of Liberal Studies

Bachelor of Public Relations 

Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting, Audit and Information Technology
Academic and Professional Designations
  • OCGC, Teaching English as a Second Language, Conestoga College

  • M.A., Philosophy, Wilfrid Laurier University 

  • M.A., Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

  • B.A., Philosophy and Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

Title Instructor
Courses Taught
  • LIBS1560: Quest for Wisdom 

  • PHIL72130: Quest for Meaning

  • CULT72000: World Cultures

  • LIBS1540/1810: Student Success for Higher Learning

  • LIBS1580: Multiculturalism

Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • International Migration

  • Ethics

  • Social Inequality

  • Philosophy of Race

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications


  • Chen, J. M. (2017). The contentious field of whiteness studies. Journal for Social Thought, 2(1), 13-25.
  • Chen, J. M. (2017). Three levels of push-pull dynamics among Chinese international students' decision to study abroad in the Canadian context. Journal of International Students, 7(1), 113-135.
  • Potter, G., Chen, J. M., & Hilal, N. (2014). Brazilian dystopia: Development and climate change mitigation. Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research, 25, 147-180.

Scholarly Activities: 

  • Peer Reviewer (Journal of International Students)
Additional Information I adopt dialogic teaching methods to engage students in meaningful dialogue and to cultivate critical thinking skills for use beyond the classroom. I am an eclectic educator with a diverse background to help students grow and become informed citizens of a liberal education.

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